t-test

noun
\ ˈtē-ˈtest How to pronounce t-test (audio) \

Definition of t-test

: a statistical test involving confidence limits for the random variable t of a t distribution and used especially in testing hypotheses about means of normal distributions when the standard deviations are unknown

First Known Use of t-test

1932, in the meaning defined above

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“T-test.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/t-test. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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